Date: September 18, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm ET

Individuals experiencing homelessness along with significant medical and social complexities may encounter treatment barriers that require comprehensive and flexible systems of care. Street medicine and other homeless outreach programs have been designed to address these challenges by providing services in public spaces in order to reach individuals with need in their own environment. Many such […]

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Date: August 22, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm ET

Working with individuals with complex needs has the potential to change lives and provide wellness and self-sufficiency for those who need it most. However, patient-facing staff may encounter circumstances in their work that can result in their own trauma or invoke past personal traumas. Without a thoughtful, trauma-informed approach from all levels of an organization, […]

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Date: July 23, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm- 4:00 pm ET

Consumer narratives and storytelling can spur audiences to organized action and build capacity for advocacy in those sharing their lived experience. These stories can also serve as qualitative data to inform program implementation and support development efforts. While this can be a powerful communications tool, great care should be placed in working with the consumers […]

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Date: June 19, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm- 3:00 pm ET

Peers are vital members of care teams for individuals with complex health and social needs, especially those in treatment for substance use disorders. Join us to hear from Eric Martin, Director of the MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals, how to incorporate the expertise of peers into substance use disorder recovery programs.   Office Hours […]

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